CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Location
New York, NY
Student Size
15,766
College Type
Public University
Accceptance Rate
37%
Average Cost Per Year
$4,221
Student To Faculty Ratio
19:1

About Our College

In 1964, a committee convened by the Board of Higher Education recommended the establishment of an independent, degree-granting school of police science. The College of Police Science (COPS) of the City University of New York was subsequently founded and admitted its first class in September 1965. Within a year, the school was renamed John Jay College of Criminal Justice to reflect broader education objectives.[5] The school's namesake, John Jay (1745–1829), was the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court and a Founding Father of the United States. Jay was a native of New York City and served as governor of New York State.

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